The Council of Elders of the governing New Patriotic Party [NPP], has sent its congratulatory message to President Akufo-Addo on his nomination as sole candidate for the 2020 election.
The National Council of the ruling New Patriotic Party [NPP], endorsed President Nana Akufo-Addo earlier this week as the single candidate for the flag bearer slot of the party ahead of December 7 election.
Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was also maintained as his running mate as the party seeks to retain its seat after the December 7 polls.
John Boadu – the party’s General Secretary announced after the meeting that the National Vetting Committee submitted its report to the National Council to the effect that at the close of nominations, President Akufo-Addo became who had filed to run for the flag bearer position
”I am privileged to send you this note which captures the sentiments of the Council of Elders of our dear party,” a statement signed by Chairman of the council of elders Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang read.
”Our nation has been blessed with a leader of extraordinary courage, vision and dedication during this period of global pandemic of the Corona virus which has held the entire world to ransom.
”Being taken hostage in any situation which demands a struggle to free oneself requires a leadership that can liberate its people with the minimum of hardship.
”Our country has been most fortunate to have at this time, a person of your caliber in the saddle of leadership whose handling of a very difficult and delicate situation has won the admiration of many of his colleagues Heads of State- the global acclamation of the strategy and leadership of our dear President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo deserves our sincerest praise and acclamation. You have made our dear country, Ghana very proud.
”We could not have had a better leader than one of our very own who has always dedicated his life to the betterment of our society and always acknowledging the need to provide a safety net for our unfortunate brothers and sisters.
”A necessary tool and philosophy of modern management which you have done and chaperoned with utmost efficiency, dedication and global admiration.
”The NPP Council of Elders which aggregate some of the best politicians and good people of our Party and indeed of this country would like to convey to you our appreciation of the brilliant work so far done by H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and your team.
”With such commitment and, above all, a desire to pull our country out of the present quagmire of pain and sorrow, we shall succeed. We pray that all shall be well and as you always say “this too shall pass”.
”We pray for long life to this Son of Ghana and the Government and know that with Christ in our vessel, and Allah with us, our history will be one of sweet victory.
”We send our condolences to those compatriots that have perished and pray for the repose of their soul.
”Mr. President, may the good Lord grant you wisdom and good health to complete your assignment and its continuation always recollecting that this and other battles are still the Lord’s.
”With respect and affection, for the NPP National Council of Elders.”
Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang